Sweet Corn Legacy
Zea mays var. saccharata - Sweet Corn Legacy
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The parents of sweet corn are unknown, although it was likely developed in Peru over 8,000 years ago. Thousands of years later in Civil War Time, farmers advertised a few different varieties of sweet corn. 'Sweet Corn Legacy' was one of these.

Eat Sweet Corn Legacy freshly picked (steam, boil or BBQ) or freeze to eat over an extended period.

Harvest just before eating to get the sweetest taste, when the tassels at the top of the cobs turn brown to black.

Growth Height — 2.2
Size — 100 MM
Fruiting Period — April, December, February, January, March, November
Light Requirements — Full sun
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Planting Advice

Plant in blocks of at least 9 plants, all the same variety, to encourage pollination by the wind.

Watering needs Water in well after planting, then keep moist.